GB 1899 SG172 Cover - from Osbourne House
Stock Code: P201006380
1899 Royalty. Very fine mourning cover with Osborne crest on flap, complete with original letter written on similarly crested notepaper referring to the Queen, Royal family and other notable visitors to Osborne House. Written by the Queen's secretary and posted to Lady Drummond at Margate. prepaid with a 1d lilac tied by a partial of the 'OSBORNE / I. OF WIGHT' cds of the Royal Post Office for JY.25.1899. Offered with a second cover also with Osborne crest addressed to 'Le Comte de Reiset' in France with 2½d lilac tied by Cowes squared circle for JA.9.1887. Scarce.
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